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  1. 'Martian' Screenwriter Drew Goddard: "We May Not Have Had a Movie" if Matt Damon Passed

    10:30 am 11/24/2015

    The 40-year-old explains why his plans to direct fell through and his first reaction to being asked to tackle the space novel: "You're asking me if I want to write and direct a blog?"Read more

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  2. 'Creed' Star Tessa Thompson on Awards Buzz, Hollywood Pet Peeves and Being Compared to Adrian

    10:00 am 11/24/2015

    THR's Next Big Thing, who made her big break through a supporting role in 'Selma,' is now garnering strong reviews for her performance in the 'Rocky' spinoff.Read more

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  3. Universal's Foreign-Release Guru on French Box Office, Why 'Fifty Shades' Didn't Work in Japan

    9:00 am 11/24/2015

    Duncan Clark, president of distribution at Universal Pictures International, discusses the impact of the Paris attacks and what it takes to set global records. Read more

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  4. Oscars Playbook: Inside the Animated Features Giving Pixar a Run for Its Money

    8:30 am 11/24/2015

    It’s a rumble in the playground with the popular kid (Pixar) competing against itself for the first time with two contenders, the comeback kid (DreamWorks Animation) scoring a hit with 'Home' and the new student ('Peanuts') suddenly popular.Read more

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  5. Awards "Category Fraud": The Insane Inflation of Supporting Roles

    7:55 am 11/24/2015

    'Carol' star Rooney Mara is being pushed for supporting actress, even though "lead" Cate Blanchett spends less time onscreen, as awards campaigners try every strategy in the book to nail a nomination for their films and stars.Read more

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  6. How 'The Martian's' Ridley Scott Replicated Mars in the Middle East

    6:55 am 11/24/2015

    The director used the vast landscape of the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan (and the world's largest soundstage in Budapest) to realistically portray the planet and put his cast (including Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor) into 80-pound space suits. Says Ridley, "I wanted to get it right — the way Stanley got it right on '2001.' " Read more

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  7. Breaking Down 20 Contenders for the SAG Film Ensemble Award

    6:30 am 11/24/2015

    THR's awards guru surveys buzzy films with powerful acting chops (including 'Beasts of No Nation' and 'The Hateful Eight'), as well as what they have going for and against them.Read more

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  8. 5 Ways to Seize the Singapore Media Festival

    6:00 am 11/24/2015

    THR's guide to efficiently navigating through the 11-day event — a film festival, TV market and digital conference all in one.Read more

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  9. Critics' Notebook: Hollywood's Big Queer Year That Wasn't

    5:00 am 11/24/2015

    Don't be fooled by the A-list actors and Oscar buzz; LGBT cinema in America is suffering a major creative crisis as gay loses its edge thanks to wider societal acceptance, say THR reviews editor Jon Frosch and critic David Rooney.Read more

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  10. TV's Stand-Up Specials Scoring Big Bucks: "With The Exception of Porn, There's Nothing Cheaper to Do"

    5:00 am 11/24/2015

    The Netflix effect and content demands of streamers means even new players besides Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari are getting top dollar. Read more

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